Tonight's Sky
Helping the amateur astronomer plan their night by showing what you can see and what it will look like.

Welcome to Tonight's Sky. Tonight's Sky's mission is to provide an online tool for amateur astronomers to plan their observing sessions. The site will generate a list of visible objects based on your criteria with links to help you plan your observing session and research your targets. A list of objects will be produces based on your inputs that are visible at your location when you plan to observe. Any object below the local horizon will be excluded. On the next page you will see details about each object. You can research any object of interest with the links provided. You can also select the objects you plan to observe and a page will be provided for you to download or print and take with you when you go out. Happy hunting.

 Where you are observing from tonight: 
Latitude:      Longitude:      Local Horizon:
All above values are measured in degrees.
Coordinates of World Cities
US & Canadian Cities
TimeZone:      Date (MM/DD/YYYY):
Start observing at hour for hours.

 What you want to observe tonight: 
Difficulty: All
Object Type: All
Naked Eye: limiting mag. 4.5
Binoculars: limiting mag. 6.5
Small scope: limiting mag. 7.5

Remember Settings
Easy: limiting mag. 8.5
Moderate: limiting mag. 9.5
Challenging: limiting mag. 10.5

  Globular Clusters
Open Clusters
Double Stars
Star Group

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